shrimp season http://wwno.org en Brown Shrimp Season Opens With High Prices, But Future Remains Uncertain http://wwno.org/post/brown-shrimp-season-opens-high-prices-future-remains-uncertain <p>This week Louisiana opened its inshore waters for shrimping. Boats around the state are heading out hoping for a big catch of brown shrimp in the bayous.</p><p>It’s a late start to the season, due to the long, cold winter, meaning less time for shrimpers to make money. But some good news for shrimp boat captains: prices are high.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In some cases, prices are double what they were last year. After years of setbacks, </span>shrimpers<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> could use a break.</span></p><p></p> Wed, 28 May 2014 13:34:54 +0000 Eve Troeh 61560 at http://wwno.org Shrimp Season to Close in Some La. Inside Waters http://wwno.org/post/shrimp-season-close-some-la-inside-waters <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Louisiana's Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has announced that fall shrimp season will close Friday in all state inside waters east of the Mississippi River — except for the open waters of Breton and Chandeleur Sounds.</p> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 18:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 27194 at http://wwno.org La. Announces End of Shrimp Season in Some Areas http://wwno.org/post/la-announces-end-shrimp-season-some-areas <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Louisiana's fall shrimp season is closing in most state inside waters.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Wildlife and Fisheries Secretary Robert Barham said last week that the season would close for most inside waters at sunset Tuesday to let white shrimp grow larger and more valuable.</p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 18:10:27 +0000 The Associated Press 25289 at http://wwno.org Freshwater Shrimp: Still Not A Midwestern Cash Crop http://wwno.org/post/freshwater-shrimp-still-not-midwestern-cash-crop It's harvest time in the heartland, but not just for apples and squash. In small, back-lot ponds on farms across the Midwest, a different crop has been growing all summer. They're substantial, slightly sweet and a revelation to the land-locked palate, not to mention worth top dollar. Yep, it's shrimp season in Ohio.<p>But don't ask for any Midwestern shrimp at your local fishmonger. Wed, 03 Oct 2012 16:03:00 +0000 editor 21104 at http://wwno.org State wildlife officials set fall shrimp season http://wwno.org/post/state-wildlife-officials-set-fall-shrimp-season <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission says the fall inshore shrimp season will open at 6 a.m. Monday, Aug. 13.</p> Fri, 03 Aug 2012 17:12:43 +0000 The Associated Press 17077 at http://wwno.org Shrimping to close Saturday in Pontchartrain Basin http://wwno.org/post/shrimping-close-saturday-pontchartrain-basin <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says the 2012 spring inshore shrimp season will close at 6 a.m. Saturday in most remaining state inside waters east of the Mississippi River. The closure is designed to protect developing white shrimp.</p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 16:21:38 +0000 The Associated Press 15518 at http://wwno.org